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NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware (VAAI): "Authentication for encrypted virtual machine failed"

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Applies to

  • NFS Datastores
  • VMware vSphere
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • ONTAP 9.x

Issue

When performing a VAAI enabled clone on a NFS Datastore, you may encounter an error such as:

[root@esx1:~] vmkfstools -i /vmfs/volumes/nfs1/RHEL1/RHEL1.vmdk /vmfs/volumes/nfs1/test.vmdk

Cloning disk '/vmfs/volumes/nfs1/RHEL1/RHEL1.vmdk'...

Failed to clone disk: Authentication for encrypted virtual machine failed (9022).

 

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